Nicole Johansen


  • 18+ years’ leadership and management experience as a Marine Corps Officer. 6 years’ active duty with 3 Middle East deployments. Currently a Lieutenant Colonel and selected for command of MWSS-472

  • 4 years with Gallup maximizing all people points within organizations. 2 years as a Senior Consultant leading client accounts; 2 years as country manager, Australia & New Zealand

Coaching Experience

  • Internal coaching of team while in management and leadership positions

  • In practice since 2017 coaching individual and organizational clients

  • Specialties: Developing effective and authentic leadership and management styles; supporting females working in male-dominated environments; navigating transitions effectively


“I can’t praise Nicole’s coaching skills enough! ...We have worked together for two years, and she was instrumental in supporting us through a critical pivot in our company’s history...Nicole is [the] secret weapon all CEOs should have in their professional toolbox.”

“...Nicole’s gentle approach enables clients to find solutions that suit them in a smooth and powerful way while creating a safe environment for learning and growth.”

Adam Bouse


  • 12 years of frontline management and leadership experience

  • Trained in data-driven coaching using Predictive Index, Myers- Briggs, Emotional intelligence assessments

  • Direct coaching experience in enterprise, global, organizational management, community-based, and non-profit.

Coaching Experience

  • 8 years of coaching for emotional intelligence and leadership development

  • Executive coaching for the C-suite and director level

  • Specialties: resonant leadership, difficult conversations, empathy, manager development, goal setting and habit formation


“I can't imagine it being better than it was! Super great personalized feedback, Adam made sure to ask me what I was looking for and for as much detail as I wanted to give, so we were able to get very specific with some action items. It was immensely helpful!!”

“I think that the insight provided was really good. Especially for me, being a first-time [manager].”

Lindsay Thomas


  • 12+ years of inclusive leadership and talent development

  • Coach and facilitator of organizational culture, team dynamics and performance

  • Specialize in women's leadership development and influence

Coaching Experience

  • 3 years coaching emerging and experienced business leaders

  • 10 years coaching adaptive athletes in self-efficacy, innovation, and goal-setting

  • Specialties: Strengths-based leadership; leveraging feedback; developing trust and accountability; creating psychological safety


"I recently completed coaching with Lindsay and cannot say enough about her ability to help me come up with a plan to meet my professional goals. Through a blend of conversation, resources, self-reflection, reading and practice we tackled skill building in a way that was accessible and manageable. I cannot say enough about this experience, thank you!"

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